Ultrastructure of Two Invertebrate Synapses.∗

@article{Robertson1953UltrastructureOT,
  title={Ultrastructure of Two Invertebrate Synapses.∗},
  author={J. David Robertson},
  journal={Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine},
  year={1953},
  volume={82},
  pages={219 - 223}
}
  • J. D. Robertson
  • Published 1 February 1953
  • Biology
  • Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
Summary 1. Electron microscope studies of a type of physiologically polarized synapse in the crayfish and the squid have shown that the synapse consists of a region characterized by processes of postsynaptic axoplasm lying in presynaptic Schwann cell cytoplasm. 2. The axolemmal membrane of the postsynaptic fiber completely envelops the synaptic processes and is closely applied to the corresponding axolemmal membrane of the presynaptic fiber in a manner such that a single membrane of double… 

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